Technician: Sport

Hamilton, South Lanarkshire (GB)
£22,494 - £26,829
31 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department/School: School of Science and Sport
Campus:  Hamilton
Job Title:  Technician: Sport    
Req No: 000453

Salary Scale:  £22,494 - £26,829
Full-time: 35 Hours per week, Fixed Term (6 months)

University of the West of Scotland is an ambitious, growing university at an exciting stage in our development. We have renewed our academic and international focus and are growing our research and knowledge exchange. In the THE World Rankings, UWS ranks 601-800, which THE recognises as the top 5% of universities worldwide.

An opportunity has arisen for a Technician in the School of Science and Sport at Hamilton Campus, for a period of 6 months, to provide maternity cover.

The School of Science and Sport is a multidisciplinary School, with a diverse range of programmes delivered at our Hamilton, Paisley, Ayr and London campuses with a combined total of circa 1600 students. Teaching and Research is at the heart of all of the School’s activities, with NSS teaching scores at 100% in some of our Undergraduate programmes and we are looking to build and diversify from the success of REF2014.

Applications are invited from candidates educated to at least Degree level in Science/Sport Science with demonstrable experience of running sport science laboratories.  The successful candidate will be responsible for running all Sport laboratories in a safe and efficient manner.  This will include maintenance of specialised equipment and the demonstration of such to undergraduate and postgraduate students.  The post holder will have responsibilities for the safe disposal of potentially hazardous materials and will assist with research and consultancy activities.

The successful candidate will be based at our Hamilton Campus with some scheduled activities at our other campus locations. The West of Scotland boasts some of the most stunning countryside and coastline for outdoor and family life. We are close to Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, with its rich heritage and vibrant cultural life, and just minutes from the International airport.

The University of the West of Scotland is committed to supporting your personal development and providing an inclusive working environment. UWS has an Athena SWAN bronze award, is a “Disability Confident” employer and welcomes other under-represented groups, as such we particularly encourage applications to support our diversity agenda.

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 18th August, 2017
Interviews will be held week beginning 28th August 2017

Further information is available by contacting  

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.